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Learn about studying a degree in Business and Law at the Post-16 Conference

Gain the expertise and entrepreneurial flair to influence local and global economies. Make lasting positive impacts on legal systems, societies and the lives of individuals.

That’s what you could do with a degree in Business or Law. Take your first steps towards an experience of a lifetime at the Post-16 Conference on 13 December 2021 at Portsmouth Business School.

See what's coming up and book your place as a student or teacher.

At our Business and Law Post-16 Conference, you'll:

  • Find out what it’s like to study these subjects at degree level
  • Discover our links to industry and how to kick-start your career
  • Explore some of the best equipment and facilities in the sector, including our Bloomberg suite, courtrooms and technology enhanced teaching spaces
  • Hear from current students about their active learning experiences
  • Pick and choose what you’d like to get involved in, from a collection of workshops and subjects at the Business School
  • Discover different subject areas including Business, Law, Economics, Accounting, Marketing, International Business and Supply Chain Management

Conference location

Check in opens at 9.30am at Richmond Building, Portland St, Portsmouth PO1 3DE. 

For schools and colleges arriving by coach or minibus, we recommend parking on Museum Road, Portsmouth. For more information on checking in and how to get here, take a look at our guide to taster days webpage.

Faculty of Business and Law
Walkthrough

Take a quick peek at the facilities and teaching spaces in our Faculty of Business and Law before you arrive at the Conference.


Taster day programme

Ready to kick-start your future? Here's what's coming up at the Business and Law Post-16 Conference.

Check out the different subject talks in Seminars A and B. You'll be able to choose which of these sessions to attend when you book your place.

You can also check out our guide to subject taster days to make the most out of your visit.

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Business and Law Post-16 Conference

We're excited to meet you. Check in from 9.30am, grab a refreshment and get ready to learn about studying your favourite subjects at uni.

Here's our guide to subject taster days, should you want to learn a little more about our taster days before booking.

We'll meet at Richmond Building, Portland Street, Portsmouth, PO1 3DE.

Welcome! Get an intro to the event, life as a student and see what's coming up today settle in for a thought-provoking lecture on the future of work.

Future of Work

Technology is transforming the way we live and work with AI set to replace many current job roles, but the future still needs you. Find out more about the skills that will set you apart in the new workplace. 

*Pick to attend 1 of the following sessions during Seminar A (as you book your place):

  • Trading superstar – Accounting and Financial Management
  • You be the judge: The law in action – Law
  • TikTok marketing – Marketing
  • Trading: buy and sell your way to the top – Economics
  • Building profits by putting people first – Business and Human Resource Management
  • Design your own profit-making drone business – Business Management and Entrepreneurship
  • Right thing, right place, right time: The artistry of supply chain management – Business and Supply Chain Management
  • International Business

Doing a placement before you graduate is a great way to get long-term experience in a sector, or start your own business. They give you real-life employability skills and work experience that is invaluable when applying for a job as a graduate.

Discover the benefits and opportunities of a placement year degree, including how the process works and speak to current students currently on a placement year in industry.

Fuel-up. Feel free to bring your own lunch for the day or grab something from the cafeteria.

*We'll run through the same talks in the afternoon sessions, so pick to attend a different 1 of the following talks during Seminar B (as you book your place):

  • Trading superstar – Accounting and Financial Management
  • You be the judge: The law in action – Law
  • TikTok marketing – Marketing
  • Trading: buy and sell your way to the top – Economics
  • Building profits by putting people first – Business and Human Resource Management
  • Right thing, right place, right time: The artistry of supply chain management – Business and Supply Chain Management
  • International Business

Closing summary of the day, but the floor is yours to ask your questions – to lecturers and current students.

This could be about different subjects, any of the talks you've watched so far, the city of Portsmouth, moving away from home – and/or whatever you want to know about uni.

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